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EYFS Class Teacher - Maternity Cover (Part Time)

Closing Date for applications:  Wednesday 22.03.23 Midday

Interview Date: Monday  27.03.23        

Wivelsfield School is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and creative teacher 2.5- 3 days / week to join our happy and dedicated team to cover maternity leave in

EYFS from the start of September 2023.The post is likely to be until early July 2024.

Situated in the heart of the village, near both Haywards Heath and Burgess Hill, the

school is single form entry and benefits from spacious modern premises with

extensive grounds. We are a very popular, oversubscribed school and pride

ourselves on being friendly and welcoming with a strong ‘community ethos'.

The successful candidate will:

- be an enthusiastic and excellent teacher with experience and understanding of


- be able to engage children through exciting and creative teaching.

- be committed to high standards and raising attainment for all children

- be able to create an exciting and purposeful learning environment both

indoors ans out.

- be flexible and able to work closely with other EYFS/KS1 team members and

the wider school community

- be keen to engage in continuing professional development


The school will offer:

- a happy and supportive environment in spacious modern premises

- well-behaved, polite children who are motivated to learn

- parents who engage well with the school

- a commitment to promoting a good work life balance

- a school that is forward thinking and committed to improvement using

research based initiatives

- good professional development opportunities

If you are interested in the position; please look for further details in the job

description and person specification which can be found in our application pack on

our website: Alternatively, contact the school office for

a pack, preferably by e-mail: Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and are strongly encouraged. Please contact the school on 01444 471393 to make an appointment, or for any other queries regarding this position. 

Cleaner/Assistant Caretaker
Minimum 5.5 hours/week

Salary £20,258 for 37 hours full time equivalent

As the position is part time, the salary would be minimum £3,038 per annum

Wivelsfield Primary School is looking for a cleaner to join our happy and dedicated team. 

We need someone who will take a real pride in ensuring the school building is maintained to a high standard.

The job includes:

- Cleaning the school each afternoon and occasionally locking it;

- Deep cleans every main holiday.

You would be working with a team of two, for a minimum of 5.5 hrs a week, over days mutually agreed. There is the potential for additional hours during the week, covering one of the other team members when they are unavailable.

If this sort of work appeals to you and you are reliable and flexible; can get on with adults and children alike and are a good team worker, as well as being able to work using your own initiative, this could be the job for you.  We can offer you training for this role and a supportive team.

To find out more about the role or to arrange an informal visit to the school, please email 

The pro rata salary is £3,038, based on a minimum of 5.5 hours a week. 

Closing date for applications: 6th Feb 2023 at noon

Interview date: as soon as possible